Young Pilgrims' Richard Foote talks about some of his favourite music and more

Town Hall Symphony Hall spoke to Young Pilgrim’s Richard Foote about all things music, from his first ever album to the song guaranteed to make him dance.

What song transports you back to your childhood?

Queen's Don’t Stop Me Now

"Queen were the first band I remember getting into. Stole my parents album when I was 9 and couldn’t stop listening to it."



What’s the first song you bought on vinyl, CD, cassette or MP3 download?

Blink-182 Enema of the State

"I was just a total pop-punk kid and this album was everything!" 




What song reminds you of your first crush? 

Bright Eyes First Day of My Life

"It’s a classic coming of age love song!"

What song is guaranteed to get you up and on the dance floor? 

Elton John's Tiny Dancer

"It’s a rock n roll classic."



What’s your go to Karaoke song? 

"I’m a shy guy, definitely not cut out for Karaoke. I did once go to a Karaoke night with Chris Conley from Saves The Day after a gig they done in Brum and he sang Hit Me Baby One More Time. It was one of the greatest things I've ever seen."

What’s the last song you listened to?

Snack Family Automated Lover

Reason/Anecdote: Saw these guys at the Hare and Hounds and it was incredible. Been listening to it since! 

What song do you switch off when it comes on the radio? 

 The Crazy Frog tune

What song do you play just before you step on stage? 

Earth Wind and Fire's In the Stone 

"It's epic."